American Legal History

What's Not in the Constitution

Like all complex and decisive political processes, the Constitutional Convention dealt with some of its most important and divisive issues by not discussing them. Understanding the new regime on the basis of what was talked about therefore leaves out crucial issues that are absent from the debates. In order to understand what actually happened, we have to rectify the omissions.


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Chisholm v. Georgia (1793)


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